Worried about Friday the 13th? Don't be!

Alexis Prince

Posted on December 13 2019

Worried about Friday the 13th? Don't be!

So, let’s talk about Friday the 13th.

Don’t fret, remember what you intend, you manifest. If you start your day out all “oh no” and doom and gloom, then you may just get what you asked for. But let’s consider the numerology on this. 13=4 and fours are all about foundation, structure, endurance, opportunity and planning, to name a few. Find solace in the comfort of Four energies. Fours are grounding.

So what’s the history on Friday the 13th?

Western cultures have historically associated the number 12 with completeness (there are 12 days of Christmas, 12 months and zodiac signs, 12 labors of Hercules, 12 gods of Olympus, and 12 tribes of Israel just to name a few, it’s successor 13 has a long history as a sign of bad luck.

This is very well put on Wikipedia, which states:

“The superstition surrounding this day may have arisen in the Middle Ages, “originating from the story of Jesus’ last supper and crucifixion” in which there were 13 individuals present in the Upper Room on the 13th of Nasan Maundy Thursday, the night before his death on Good Friday. [3][4] While there is evidence of both Friday [5] and the number 13 being considered unlucky, there is no record of the two items being referred to as especially unlucky in conjunction before the 19th century. [6][7][8]

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Friday_the_13th

For the reference above it was translated into superstition that Friday the thirteenth was “courting death.” This superstition is also by many believed to be rooted even further in Christian tradition, Jesus was crucified on a Friday, Friday was also said to be the day Eve gave Adam the fateful apple (don’t get me started on that one) from the tree of knowledge and it was supposedly also a Friday that Cain killed his brother Abel.

Some sources list countless “bad” things that happened on a Friday the 13th. However, I am sure we can randomly select ANY day and date and find the same thing.

The following take on Friday the 13th was provided by a User named Meiune on Reddit,1 year ago:

Before Christianity, Friday was considered the day of Venus and/ or Frigg, two powerful goddesses. 13 has a lot of significance as there are generally 13 turnings of the Moon per year, and females had 13 cycles of ovulation. As female’s ability to create life was considered to be one of the most magical things that could be done, 13 became a powerful number to the pagans. When you combine both Friday and 13 this was a powerful time for the divine femininity. So, pre-Christianity Friday the 13th was a very special day to honor the divine feminine.

In studying the Divine Feminine and Patriarchy, I would have to say this probably rings truer than any other proposed scenario mentioned here.

Also, good to note that there is very little evidence to show that Friday the 13th is indeed an unlucky day. Many studies have shown that Friday the 13th has little or no effect on events like accidents, hospital visits, and natural disasters.

Crystals for Friday the 13th

Who can’t use a little extra emotional support? We have been beat over the head with the negative lore of Friday the 13th most of our lives,  so if you feel you could use a little extra energetic support, here are some crystals to help through the day. 

Carnelian- This grounding root chakra stone is perfect to connect with that fiery take charge energy. Find grounding in this stone but also the power necessary to move forward in achieving your goals and dreams. So especially for those feeling the effects of Mars at this time this is a good stone.

Amethyst- Master Healer and excellent stone for connecting with spirit. Activate your pineal gland and connect to spirit and your higher self. Sit quiet and listen for messages.

Kunzite- let go of worry or fear, this powerful stone helps you to open your heart and focus your mind. Feminine energetic stone believed to be pure energy.

Affirmation for this day:

Today I enjoy the beauty of security, foundation, and opportunity in my life. I move forward knowing that all the good I seek comes to me this day. I honor spirit. I honor myself and all others as we are one. There is only good in every moment in every day.

 

Sending you all warmth, kindness and well wishes, strength and good high vibe energy on this day and always,

Alexis

 

Find more support with our Intention Candles and Mystical Crystal Aromatherapy Sprays! For support throughout the day take a look through our Jewelry Line each piece is created to fill an emotional support need or intention.

Namaste!

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